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Leader of a Minority Party

Minority party is defined in the Parliamentary Business Resources Regulations 2017 to be a party that:

  1. is not part of the Government or the Opposition
  2. has at least 5 members in the Parliament.


Relevant Links for Leader of a Minority Party:

The below links provide information relevant to the role where this differs to the provisions to all Senators and Members.

Postage Costs for Official Duties


Telephone Services in Private Residences

Offices for Ministers and Certain Office Holders

Parliament House Offices

Security - Office and Information

Arrangements on Ceasing as a Minister or Office Holder


Cessation of Employment

Canberra-based Vehicles

Last updated: 05 November 2019